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Top Fall Activities for Families Visiting North Georgia

When searching for fall activities for families, check out these fun things to do in North Georgia.

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Australia’s Best Islands for Families with Kids

For one of a kind vacation combinations, take the kids for a quick trip in one of the best islands in Australia

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5 Attractions to Visit in Australia’s The Gold Coast

Here are some of the top things to do in The Gold Coast for families with kids.

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A Family’s Guide to Australia’s Great Ocean Road

Australia’s southern coastline, family-friendly and beautiful, will keep you entertained on each and every kilometer.

By on Jul 15, 2015

A Family Thanksgiving Getaway to New York City

Think NYC for Thanksgiving travel and soak up these awesome holiday events.

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Family-Friendly Ski Vacations

Thinking of taking a ski vacation? Here are three great ski breaks that you won't want to miss.

By on Jul 14, 2015

A Family Thanksgiving Getaway to Houston

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Houston, and don't miss these holiday happenings.

By on Jul 14, 2015

A Family Thanksgiving Getaway to Chicago

From parades to fantastic light displays, Chicago goes big during the holiday season.

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Amazing Family Road Trips

Looking for fabulous road trip ideas? These iconic American beauties won't steer you wrong.

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Vermont Family Vacation Ideas with Kids

As the quest for an affordable family getaway heats up this summer, many savvy parents are packing up the kids and hitting the slopes.

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Top 5 Road Trip Games

Check the top 5 road games to play with kids while on the road

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Massachusetts Family Vacation Ideas with Kids

What’s not to love? Boston has beauty, brains, and all the character you could hope to find in a city break.

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Packing Checklist for Teens (13+)

If you've ever had the urge to send your teenager packing, now's your chance: Give them this checklist and let them pack their own bags. (Okay, there's also a checklist for things you might want to hold on to yourself, like your child's ID...

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Disney Day Planner

Getting ready for a day at Walt Disney World can feel like a commando mission, complete with adrenaline rush.

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Los Angeles Memorial Day Weekend Ideas

Not sure what to do this Memorial Day? Have a “staycation” in Los Angeles.

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8 Great Things to Do with Kids on Vacation

From exploring different cultures to indoor skydiving, family vacations offer an ideal opportunity to try things you wouldn't otherwise. Here, eight inspirations for your next trip.

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Mardi Gras for Families

New Orleans is great for families anytime of the year, even during Mardi Gras!

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Mardi Gras Family Alternatives

Leave the French Quarter behind for Mardi Gras family fun

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Mardi Gras Family Planning Made Easy

Find hotels and attractions that are perfect for your family's Mardi Gras vacation

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A Family Trip to the Louisiana Children’s Museum

Looking for a kid-friendly day trip in New Orleans? Look no further than the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

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Traveling with Kids to Las Vegas

Bringing the kids to Vegas? There's plenty of family-friendly fun to be found.

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Planning Your Family’s Disney Holiday Travel

Planning a Disney holiday vacation? Learn how to maximize your time at Walt Disney World and Disneyland California.

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Best Family-Friendly City Vacations

Check out these three top American cities for family-friendly fun.

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Chicago with Kids

Traveling to Chicago this Holiday season? Whether for Christmas or New Year's, bring the kids and ring in the cheer.

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Washington DC with Kids

Looking for a great place to give thanks? Our nation's capital is a kid-friendly city that is perfect for turkey day.

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3 Perfect Island Getaways

Explore island life in Florida's Key West, the Big Island of Hawaii and Puerto Rico

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Top National Park Getaways with Kids

Foster an appreciation of nature with a visit to one of these top national parks.

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10 Favorite Kid-friendly Resorts

Looking for a resort the whole family will love? Check out our list of top 10 family resorts.

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Build a Family Vacation Bucket List

Every family should have a vacation bucket list. Consider these three must-sees.

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Awesome Lake Vacations with Kids

Enjoy lake escapes in Austin, Texas, at California's Big Bear Lake and Zephyr Cove, Nevada

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3 Cities for an Entertaining Family Vacation

These cities keep the whole family entertained with theater, music, dance, and more.

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Mountain Fun for the Whole Family

No matter the season, mountain towns offer a wide variety of activities for all family members!

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Discover the Nation's History with Your Kids

Explore the National Mall, the Boston Freedom Trail and Martin Luther King Jr.'s home.

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The Best Theme Parks for Families

It is no surprise that kids love theme parks. Check out the most kid-friendly parks in the nation here.

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Best Family Beach Vacations

When the ocean calls, head to these four family beach destinations to soak up the sun.

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Fabulous Holiday Destinations for Families

Here are six holiday destinations guaranteed to get your family in the ho-ho-holiday spirit.

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Where to Take Your Kids Skiing

Kid-friendly winter wonderlands worthy of your family ski vacation wish list.

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Holiday Getaways for Families on a Budget

The holiday season does not need to burn a hole in your pocket. Check out these budget-friendly vacation options that keep the whole family happy.

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Best Black Friday Hotel Deals

Retailers are not the only ones offering Black Friday blowouts. Score a great hotel deal with these tips.

By on Sep 30, 2013

Ultimate Airport Survival Guide for Families

Airport layover with kids? No problem! Our handy chart helps families find what they need in America's busiest airports.

By on Apr 30, 2013

Infographic: Family Vacation Planning 2013

We asked 1,000 parents in the MiniTime community about their family vacation planning habits. Here's what they had to say.

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Great American Drives: Route 66

Is there a more famous American road trip? We all get our kicks on this iconic highway that runs from Chicago to LA.

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Great American Drives: South Dakota Black Hills

The southwest corner of South Dakota is packed with iconic American landscapes, rich history, and abundant wildlife.

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Great American Drives: Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway runs for 469 miles, mainly along the crestline of the famous Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Great American Drives: Going-to-the-Sun Road

This glorious 50-mile stretch of pavement lives up to its high-faluting name, soaring high into the Rocky Mountains.

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YMCA of the Rockies

Think you know the YMCA? Surely you have danced to the Village People disco anthem.

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Trains with Tykes

Show us a kid, and we’ll show you a train lover. Children of all ages find train travel fascinating, and a fun alternative to the usual car trip.

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Orlando’s Best Bargain Beds

Sometimes you just don’t need a resort experience. On a typical family vacation to Orlando, you can count on dropping a pile of dough on admission to theme parks and other attractions.

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Dreams Resorts

We had heard very good things about the Dreams resorts

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Costa Rica with Kids

This is the place for adventure

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How to Ensure a Hotel Crib Is Baby-Safe

Booking a hotel or vacation rental that provides cribs sounds like a no-brainer for parents with babies in tow.

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Childproofing Your Home Away From Home

Staying in a new place is a big part of the fun of a family vacation, but with a new environment come new dangers for our tiny travelers. But fortunately, you can keep your getaway safe and stress free with these simple childproofing guidelines.

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Top 5 Family Travel Blunders

Family vacations give you a chance to make lifelong memories with your kids. Don't let these top five family travel flubs spoil the fun.

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Packing Checklist for Tweens(9-12)

No longer just a kid but not quite a teen, your tween is old enough now to pack on their own--though you might need to double-check that they haven't forgotten anything before you leave. Here's everything you need to prepare for your next trip

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Packing Checklist for Big Kids(6-8)

Big boys and girls grow up fast, but they still need help packing their stuff. Here's everything you need to get them prepared for your next trip

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Packing Checklist for Little Kids(3-5)

Sometimes it seems like preschoolers should come with their own bellhops. Here's everything you need to be prepared for your next trip.

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Packing Checklist for Tots (0-2)

Little ones require big baggage. Here's everything you need to be prepared for your next trip.

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What Not to Pack for Your Next Family Vacation

Nothing like a couple of long trudges through the airport corralling kids...